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Kjartan Sigurdsson
Kjartan Sigurdsson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fludir, Iceland

High School:
Menntaskolinn v. Suud

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 201

Position:
Defender


• 2012 Big South Defensive Player of the Year
• 2012 NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region Second Team
• 2012 First Team All-Big South
• 2012 Big South Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

• 2012 Top Drawer Soccer Sophomore To Watch
• 2011 Big South Freshman of the Year
• 2011 First Team All-Big South
• 2011 Big South All-Freshman Team

2012 (Sophomore): Big South Conference Defensive Player of the Year ... First team All-Big South ...NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region second team ... Named one of 10 Sophomores to Watch by Top Drawer Soccer ... Lynchpin of the Chanticleer defensive unit that featured three new players ... Led the Chanticleer backline that conceded only 22 goals in 25 games ... Helped the Chants to 12 shutouts - the third most in program history ... Led the Coastal backline to a 0.85 goals against average, which ranked 28 in the NCAA and tops in the Big South ... With Sigurdsson organizing in the back, the Chants allowed only two goals in conference play ... Scored the game-winner against UNC Asheville ... Assisted on Ricky Garbanzo's game-tying goal at South Carolina ... Attempted six shots with three falling on frame ... One of three Chants to start all 25 games, logging a team-high 2,280 minutes ... Big South Preseason Defensive Player of the Year ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

2011 (Freshman):
Started in all 22 games as a true freshman ... Named Big South Freshman of the Year ... Tabbed first team All-Big South and Big South All-Freshman teams ... Recorded his first collegiate goal during Coastal's season-opening game against College Cup runner-up Charlotte ... Helped lead the Coastal backline that allowed only 19 goals in 21 games ... Received CCU Invitational and CCU Tournament All-Tournament team honors ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Played for Selfoss in the Icelandic highest division in 2010 where he contributed two goals in eight matches ... Played in 23 games for Hamar in 2009, scoring one goal ... Named the Hamar team captain and player of the year ... Played and trained with the Icelandic national team from U16-U19.

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